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19 Feb 2019
The DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival has been hitting the airwaves in Australia with representatives of the town’s university visiting the country to explore opportunities for ‘greater collaboration’ between Shrewsbury and the city of Darwin. Paul Kirkbright, Deputy Provost of the University Centre Shrewsbury, flew to Australia’s most northern city to foster closer links which could include scholarship...
18 Feb 2019
Five-piece VU, a homage to Lou Reed’s legendary band The Velvet Underground will be performing at Albert’s Shed, Shrewsbury on Sunday 3rd March, to celebrate what would have been his 77th birthday. VU’s set will include classics such as All Tomorrow’s Parties, Femme Fatale, I’m Waiting For The Man, Rock ‘n Roll, Sweet Jane and Venus In Furs; and one Reed solo number Satellite of Love; among many...
pensionlite staff member libby hook with a victoria sponge
14 Feb 2019
A team of specialist pension advisers is looking for the next Mary Berry as they host their own charity bake off this month. The event which is being held at the Pensionlite office on Stafford Court in Telford, is part of a series of events and challenges which staff will be taking on throughout the year. In January Pensionlite staff and volunteers completed a 24-hour rowathon raising over £700...
08 Feb 2019
A chance to see and hear Dean Atta read and discuss his poetry, with Liz Lefroy. Dean Atta's debut poetry collection, 'I am Nobody's Nigger', was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. His poems deal with themes of race, gender, identity and growing up, Dean has appeared on BBC One, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service and Channel 4. Dean was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in...
02 Feb 2019
This not to be missed! Madam Zuri Arrosa’s Burlesque Workshop for Beginners. The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury. Saturday 23rd March 2019 at 1:30pm. £4.00 per person. Tickets available via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/burlesque-dance-workshop-tic… What to expect? Lots of fun and laughter! The workshop will start with a demonstration and then we’ll look at some basic moves which we will incorporate in...
31 Jan 2019
Shrewsbury LGBT History are celebrating LGBT History Month 2019 with a range of events, throughout February. There will be something for everyone. The events are open to anyone interested in LGBT history. See: www.shrewsburylgbthistory.org.uk for further details and how to book. Events include: Exhibitions - at The Hive (Local history in a national context...a unique collection of laminated A1...
31 Jan 2019
In partnership with the local LGBT community, the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery are hosting a new, temporary exhibition to mark LGBT History Month 2019. The exhibition will feature author, artist, photographer and one time New Zealand Sheep Farmer,Samuel Butler (1935 - 1902). Discover more about Samuel's life, work, relationships and his connections with Shrewsbury.
24 Jan 2019
  Bryan Corbett (trumpet/flugelhorn) Al Gurr (keyboard) Tom Hill (bass) Nick Millward (drums   Bryan’s magnificent sound and lyrical yet forceful approach perfectly suit his tribute to trumpet legend Freddie Hubbard who played and recorded with almost every American jazz star between 1960-90. Bryan is partnered by the superb piano of Al Gurr, bass maestro and Shrewsbury favourite Tom Hill, and...
15 Jan 2019
A Shropshire school is bringing the campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep next month in a lecture to be given by a leading conservationist. Francesca Trotman is the founder and managing director of Love the Oceans, a non-profit marine conservation organisation set up in November 2014. Francesca will deliver her talk ‘Plastics and the Planet - Your part in Killing the Oceans’ as one of the...
11 Jan 2019
Live music - real ale & wine bar - free buffet - all for a great cause. Banish the Winter blues (and all the pounds from the Christmas pud) and join local charity Village Water's annual Spring Ceilidh. Saturday 23rd February. 7pm - 11.30pm. Radbrook Communty Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ Tickets on sale NOW https://villagewater.org/ceilidh19 Adults £12.50 - Children £5 (includes ...
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